Fire Destroys Gaston County Home

Photos Courtesy Union Road Fire Dept.

GASTON COUNTY, NC — At least three fire departments battled a large house fire in Gaston County Tuesday night.

The blaze broke out around 8:21pm at a home in the 300 block of Carson Street off of Highway 321 south of Gastonia.

Fire crews from Crowders Mountain Fire and Rescue, Union Road Fire Department, Tryonota Fire Department, and Clover Fire Department all responded to assist. It took roughly two dozen firefighters about 30 minutes to control the flames.

Officials say no one was at home when the fire broke out and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.